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Report: Sports fans demand personalisation and flexibility from broadcasters

Fans of sport want more flexibility and personalisation from broadcasters to allow them to pick and chose their own content, according to new research. Sports fans are willing to pay more for streaming live sports, but only if it provides better access to the sports teams and leagues they are interested in, according to an […]  More

The Switch goes Platinum with SVG Europe

The Switch has upgraded its sponsorship of SVG Europe from Gold to Platinum in order to take even more advantage of the association’s offerings and support. Said Kevin O’Meara, VP marketing, The Switch: “We are delighted to have upgraded our SVG Europe sponsorship from Gold to Platinum. The opportunities we have to engage with leaders […]  More

Wildmoka sticks with Gold at SVG Europe

Wildmoka has renewed its Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe, to enable it to get exposure within the European sports broadcasting community. Digital-native and cloud-based video production platform, Wildmoka, is used by tier one sport and news forms including beIN Sports, France TV, Canal+, BFM, Fox, and NBC, to ingest, edit, publish and monetise live streams and […]  More

Westminster Media Forum: Balancing pay TV against free-to-air for sports

It can be difficult for free-to-air (FTA) broadcasters to compete for sporting rights with the big pay TV and streaming companies, which is why many countries legislate that some of the biggest events should be available FTA, a topic that inspired considerable debate at the recent Westminster Media Forum policy conference on sports broadcasting in […]  More

BT Sport works with MOOV and ChyronHego to deliver next-gen graphics

With the rights to popular sports leagues and events, broadcasters can drive greater audience engagement and brand loyalty. Understanding this fact, BT Sport has been expanding its rights portfolio with significant new offerings. The broadcaster will be the exclusive UK home of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Europa Conference League through […]  More

Wilder vs. Fury II: ESPN and Fox Sports team up on outsize production in Vegas

Saturday’s PPV fight between previously undefeated heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder and unbeaten lineal champ Tyson Fury wasn’t just the biggest heavyweight bout in recent memory; it also marked the biggest boxing production in network history for ESPN. “I think, without a shadow of a doubt, this is definitely the biggest,” ESPN remote operations manager Kim […]  More

Football Summit 2020: Sky Sport News HD presenter Katharina Kleinfeldt to host Berlin event

Sky Germany’s Katharina Kleinfeldt will be the host when SVG Europe’s Football Summit 2020 rolls into Berlin on 31 March.  The Sky Sport News HD and Handball Bundesliga Konferenz presenter will open proceedings and link the day’s sessions as well as conducting an interview or two along the way.  Kleinfeldt has been at Sky for […]  More

EMG tests new eSport production solutions live at Counter Strike Global Offensive tournament

At the Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS: GO) eSports tournament held over the weekend of 15 to 16 February in Charleroi, Belgium, Euro Media Group (EMG) tested three new CS: GO services for the first time. The LouvardGame competition saw EMG run three new production solutions specifically dedicated to improve storytelling in eSports, called GO:Multicam, […]  More

Live from the Biathlon World Championships 2020: Eurovision Services shoots clean in Antholz-Anterselva

Situated at the end of the Antholz valley in northern Italy, on the borders of Switzerland and Austria, and at an altitude of 1600m, the Biathlon Arena, or “Südtirol Arena”, is an ideal venue for the Biathlon World Championships 2020. Set in a beautiful landscape among the mountains, forests and a lake, the arena can […]  More